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I once went with friends to eat at the fanciest restaurantin Chapel Hill.* One friend was about halfway through hismeal when he took a hard look at the potato, called thewaitress over and said, "This potato is bad!"To our utter amazement, the waitress picked the potato up,smacked it, put it back on the plate, then told my friend,"If that potato causes any more trouble, just let me know."
TEST YOUR WORD KNOWLEDGEMatch the words in the left-hand column with the correctdefinition in the right-hand column. 1. auspicious - - A. To befuddle; mess up2. lexicon - - B. To act sluggishly3. celerity - - C. A wedding present4. drumble - - D. Rapidity of motion5. miscreant - - E. Marked by lucky signs or good omens6. sloom - - F. To hang loosely; to bag7. jargogle - - G. A vile wretch8. parlous - - H. A dictionary9. hednon - - I. Attended with peril; dangerous10. paggle - - J. To doze(answers below)
WORD-MATCHANSWER KEY1. auspicious E. Marked by lucky signs or good omens2. lexicon H. A dictionary3. celerity D. Rapidity of motion4. drumble B. To act sluggishly5. miscreant G. A vile wretch6. sloom J. To doze7. jargogle A. To befuddle; mess up8. parlous I. Attended with peril; dangerous9. hednon C. A wedding present10. paggle F. To hang loosely; to bag
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